Indian trade delegation to meet Brown on Mar 25

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London, Mar 24 (UNI) A 15-member trade delegation from India is scheduled to meet British Prime Minister Gordon Brown here on March 25.

The delegation, led by Sunil Bharti Mittal, President Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), has been invited to meet with the British Prime Minister as a follow up to his visit to India in January 2008.

It is expected that issues relating to trade and investment, innovation, skills and climate change will be discussed with the Prime Minister. The meeting will mark the third interaction with Britain's Prime Minister by CII in the last 18 months and is reflective of the increasing engagement by Indian business with the United Kingdom.

During the visit to London, the delegation will also be calling on HRH The Duke of York, who is also the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment as well as meeting with Mr E Mervyn Davies OBE, Chairman, Standard Chartered PLC and Chairman, Business Council for Britain and Baroness Shriti Vadera, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Business and Competitiveness, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR), Her Majesty's Government.

The other members of the CII delegation include C K Birla (Chairman, Hindustan Motors Ltd), Dr Anand Burman (Chairman, Dabur India Ltd), Naresh Goyal (Chairman, Jet Airways), Dr Jamshed J Irani (Director, Tata Sons Ltd), Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (CMD, Biocon Ltd), Sunil Kant Munjal (Chairman Hero Corporate Service Ltd), Rajan Navani (MD, Jetline Group of Companies), Ajay G Piramal (Chairman, Nicholas Piramal India Limited), Atul Punj (Chairman, Punj Lloyd Ltd) and Malvinder Mohan Singh (CEO MD, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd).

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